Important business strategies for company succession
June 23, 2022
The recent pandemic has been an eye opener when it comes to company continuity. What will happen if one or more of the shareholders die or become disabled, and where does their portion of the shares go?
Understanding Joint Ventures for B-BBEE Purposes
June 17, 2022
The amended B-BBEE Codes provided much-needed clarity and guidance on how to calculate a consolidated BEE Certificate when it comes to Joint Ventures. To determine which scorecard will be applicable and whether the Joint Venture will be rated as a QSE or Generic Entity, the turnovers of all the parties in the Joint Venture will be consolidated.
Sarcasm, gossip and condescending eye-contact – return of the workforce to physical office
May 30, 2022
When hard lockdown was enforced in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses or organisations that were able to continue rendering services adopted a new work method. This new method includes moving from office-based workplaces to home offices, and adopting working-from-home policies in support of the new work method.
Solving disputes between parties by virtue of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) instead of the traditional legalistic route
May 24, 2022
The advantage of arbitration, conciliation and mediation in resolving disputes is that it is an informal process and not governed by Court Rules or the Law of Evidence. To comprehend the benefits of any alternative dispute mechanism, it is important to understand the meaning of mediation and arbitration.
What you need to know about the Master of the High Court
May 20, 2022
Although the scope of application for the Master’s offices is vast, their most notable role is certainly their involvement in deceased estates, trusts, insolvent estates and assistance given to minors.
The legal nature of Co-operatives in South Africa
May 16, 2022
A co-operative is a registered entity that provides services or products to its members.